War of the Pacific

War of the Pacific
Chile vs. Bolivia and Peru (1879– 1883)

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  • War of the Pacific — (1879–1882)    A conflict waged by Chile against Bolivia and Peru over control of the Atacama Desert, a region rich in deposits of nitrates newly being used by the explosives industry. In 1873, Bolivia and Peru made a secret alliance to protect… …   Encyclopedia of the Age of Imperialism, 1800–1914

  • Naval Campaign of the War of the Pacific — Ironclads of Chile and Peru at the beginning of the War of the Pacific[1] Warship tons (L.ton) Horse power Speed (Knots) Armour (Inch) Main Artillery Built Year …   Wikipedia

  • War of the Confederation — Date 1836–1839 Location Present day Bolivia and Peru Result United Restorative Army victory, dissolution of the confederation. Argentina fails to conquer Tarija …   Wikipedia

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  • The wrong war, at the wrong place, at the wrong time, and with the wrong enemy — is General Omar Bradley s famous rebuke in May 15, 1951 Congressional testimony as the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff to the idea of extending the Korean War into China, as proposed by General Douglas MacArthur, the commander of the U.N.… …   Wikipedia

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